Funding for this research was provided by:
Science for Life Laboratory (None)
Lion’s Cancer Research Foundation, Uppsala
Received: 21 November 2019
Accepted: 15 June 2020
First Online: 29 July 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the ethical board at Uppsala University (Dnr: 2013–233). All participants have agreed to biobanking of samples and that the stored material can be used for validation of methods as documented in a statement of the referral at sampling of bone marrow or blood. A written consent was waived by the ethical board at Uppsala University for the study (study Dnr: 2013–233). However, for the majority of patients in the study written consents are available. Access to samples and patient data were handled according to local administrative routines of the Uppsala biobank.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.